Tag: San Francisco

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In San Francisco, Tiny Parks Pack In Big Benefits

Portland, Ore., may be able to lay claim to the world’s smallest park, but San Francisco is the city that has truly pioneered the micro-park, or “parklet” movement.  Spearheaded by the City Planning Department’s Pavement to Parks Program, 23 such… Read More

San Francisco Nabs ‘Cleantech Capital’ Title

Along with being a popular destination for tourists, the city of San Francisco is also a magnet for the cleantech industry—the most powerful one on the continent, according to Cleantech Group.  The company, which does industry research, analysis and events… Read More
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Cleantech Innovation Shines In Green Incubator

After an intense twelve weeks, featuring 200 hours of coaching, countless hours of brainstorming and product testing, and a helpful dose of financial support, the moment of truth arrived for the inaugural companies of Greenstart, San Francisco’s cleantech start up… Read More
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SF Begins Down The All Clean Energy Path

By 2020, the city of San Francisco aims to get 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources – and it just got the green ball rolling by giving Local Power a $390,000 contract to design a plan for moving… Read More
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Solar Panels Arrive (Finally) For SFPUC

Developers broke ground on the new home of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) way back in 2009 (after a three-year wait, according to the Architect’s Newspaper), but only now is the building receiving its crowning glory: 688 solar… Read More